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noun as in tenpins

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When it vanishes again, just in time for water-bottle bowling, my 11-year-old substitutes a lacrosse ball — and rolls a spare.

They belong to civic organizations such as churches, Elks clubs and bowling leagues.

To pass the time, Grisham and his friends had bowling tournaments in a two-lane alley and played a lot of poker, he said.

In spite of the challenges, new bowling alleys have opened during the pandemic, and with the vaccine already being administered, a glimmer of hope is on the horizon.

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The league offers kickball, volleyball, dodgeball, bowling, and more.

Brabner talked about the “MTV people” coming to Cleveland to get pictures of Pekar emptying the garbage and going bowling.

Some twits have gone on Twitter to suggest Spencer was being reckless when he went out bowling.

The 18-inch air ducts that feed the pipe rooms are each over 50 feet in length, large enough to fit a bowling ball.

In the eyes of the NRA, Rambo is as grave a threat to gun rights as The Fonz—or the director of Bowling for Columbine.

Paul employed his wife, a deacon in their Bowling Green presbyterian church, for damage control.

A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.

Even then the Prime Minister was with difficulty prevented from bowling during forbidden hours.

He made some remark about the beauty of the night, and a minute later he was bowling back in a hansom to Merehaven House.

The Wellington came bowling along under close-reefed topsails.

I snatched up a war-club, dropped by a slain savage, and hurled it into the thick of them, bowling over two.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bowling, such as: bowls, candlepins, duckpins, ninepins, skittles, and kegling.

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